Nicaragua Labor Force Participation Rate 1990-2022

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Nicaragua labor force participation rate for 2021 was 49.46%, a 1.41% increase from 2020.
  • Nicaragua labor force participation rate for 2020 was 48.05%, a 2.96% decline from 2019.
  • Nicaragua labor force participation rate for 2019 was 51.01%, a 0.11% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua labor force participation rate for 2018 was 50.90%, a 0.11% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 70.82%
Cambodia 68.43%
Bolivia 57.65%
Lao PDR 57.02%
Angola 56.24%
Cameroon 54.87%
Vanuatu 54.47%
Vietnam 53.49%
Zambia 53.06%
Honduras 50.92%
Nicaragua 49.46%
Indonesia 48.33%
Ghana 43.33%
Kenya 42.07%
El Salvador 41.33%
Myanmar 40.61%
Republic of Congo 40.60%
Timor-Leste 40.17%
Lesotho 39.92%
Bangladesh 39.38%
Pakistan 38.99%
Uzbekistan 37.89%
Kyrgyz Republic 35.62%
Ukraine 35.50%
Georgia 34.47%
Papua New Guinea 34.46%
Sao Tome and Principe 33.59%
Nigeria 31.89%
Philippines 31.65%
Mongolia 31.30%
Cabo Verde 29.16%
Tunisia 28.90%
West Bank and Gaza 27.91%
Sri Lanka 26.76%
Bhutan 26.38%
Sudan 26.06%
Morocco 25.76%
India 23.68%
Eswatini 22.92%
Mauritania 21.94%
Egypt 21.02%
Moldova 16.90%
Djibouti 13.28%
Nicaragua Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 49.46% 1.41%
2020 48.05% -2.96%
2019 51.01% 0.11%
2018 50.90% 0.11%
2017 50.79% -0.23%
2016 51.03% -0.23%
2015 51.25% -0.23%
2014 51.49% 0.10%
2013 51.39% 0.10%
2012 51.29% 0.10%
2011 51.20% 0.10%
2010 51.10% 0.10%
2009 51.00% 0.10%
2008 50.90% 0.10%
2007 50.79% 0.11%
2006 50.69% 0.12%
2005 50.57% 0.13%
2004 50.44% 0.13%
2003 50.31% 0.14%
2002 50.16% 0.15%
2001 50.01% 0.16%
2000 49.86% 0.17%
1999 49.68% 0.18%
1998 49.50% 0.41%
1997 49.10% 0.41%
1996 48.69% 0.51%
1995 48.18% -0.30%
1994 48.47% -0.30%
1993 48.77% -0.30%
1992 49.08% -0.30%
1991 49.38% 0.42%
1990 48.96% 0.42%